Yucca rostrata – Beaked Yucca seed x 5


Frost Heat & Drought Tolerant Arid Living

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Beaked Yucca

Yucca rostrata

This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.

The Beaked Yucca is perhaps the most elegant and popular Yucca. It usually grows from a single trunk which is only very rarely branching.

Native to western Texas and northeast Mexico, it can grow a trunk up to 4.5 metres tall with a crown of crowded leaves on the top. The leaves are blue-green, thin, stiff, up to 60 cm long but rarely more than 15m wide, tapering to a sharp point at the tip. The trunk is very heavy but has a small root ball which is barely wider than the trunk.

Drought, heat and frost tolerant to minus 15 degrees C once established. Its natural habitat is on rocky outcrops and limestone gravels. Naturally, the soil must be free draining and this Yucca only needs watering once a week in summer and once a month in winter. It performs well in large pots.

The plant’s common name comes from its fruit which looks like the beak of a bird.
The seed for this plant is rarely offered and then only in small quantities. It is therefore expensive (I have seen it offered at twice the price I am offering this seed!)

Offered is a packet of 5 seeds and Grownotes to assist you to cultivate this slow-growing succulent.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Upright growth Common Name: Beaked Yucca
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate, arid Season of Interest: Summer
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus Yucca Type: Xeriscape
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: rostrata Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0°C)


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